Sunday, April 22

CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS
Time 12 p.m.
Location Slosberg Music Center
Description Kangaroos, elephants and tortoises -- oh my! These animals and more are represented in Camille Saint-Saëns zoological fantasy for piano, strings, flute, clarinet and percussion, with narration written by Ogden Nash. Kerri Gardner ‘18, coordinator; Donald Warren (GSAS), narrator.

ON THE FRINGE: CREATING NEW TRADITIONS
Time 12 - 1:30 p.m.
Location Kniznick Gallery, Epstein Building
Description Tamar Paley will lead a discussion on our relationships with ritual objects in conjunction with her exhibition A Fringe of Her Own: A Collection of Ritual Objects for Women, on view in the Kniznick Gallery. Sponsored by the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute. 

RAKU WORKSHOP AND FIRING
Time Ongoing
Location Spingold Theater Center Lawn 
Description Observe the traditional Japanese ceramic process of raku, which produces a crackled effect in the glaza and clay. Led by David La Pierre (Mudflat Studios, Somerville, and BrickStack Arts Center, Framingham).  Made possible by the Brandeis Arts Council. 

SENIOR FESTIVAL: The Most Excellent and Lamentably PC But Incompleat Tragedy of Shakespeare’s Womyn Without a Single Reference to Lady Macbeth, Or What You Will
Time 2 p.m.
Location Laurie Theater, Spingold Theater Center
Description Through a selection of scenes from the canon featuring a female cast, "Cross-Dressed and Unsexed," by Sara Kenney '18 explores how Shakespeare's femmes fatales use their gender power, break the binary, and step outside the traditional bounds of femininity, one Elizabethan ruff at a time. Part of the Senior Festival sponsored by the Theater Arts Department under the guidance of Alicia Hyland. Also showing on Wednesday, April 18 at 8 p.m.

TRIBUTE TO LEONARD BERNSTEIN
Time 7 p.m.
Location Slosberg Music Center
Description The Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra (Neal Hampton, conductor) joins forces with the Brandeis University Chorus (Robert Duff, conductor) for a celebration of Leonard Bernstein, including a performance of concert selections from Bernstein’s “MASS,” the iconic 1971 reaffirmation of faith in the face of war. Program also includes Bernstein’s Overture to “Candide” and the “Firebird” Suite (Stravinsky).